{{{1}}}

Field list

  • source (Used to provide a link to the original source of the excerpt)
  • attrib (Used in conjunction with the source field to provide attribution)
  • copyright (Displays a copyright warning)
  • width (Width modifier)
  • background (defaults to white – #ffffff)
  • color (defaults to black – #000000)
  • font-family (defaults to Sans-serif)

Details

This template can be used to format excerpts of text for presentation on talk pages. It is meant to help users discuss changes to article, present alternatives, and/or post references. It is a more powerful alternative to the quote template which has traditionally been used in those circumstances.

Usage

{{Template:excerpt|
<- Your text goes here ->
}}

Source variable

{{Template:excerpt|
<- Your text goes here ->
|source=<- Your internal or external links go here ->
}}

Result

Source:  <- Your internal or external link goes here ->

<- Your text goes here ->

Attrib variable

{{Template:excerpt|
<- Your text goes here ->
|source=<- Your internal or external links go here ->
|attrib=<- Your attribution information goes here ->
}}

Result

Source:  <- Your internal or external links go here ->Attribution:  <- Your attribution information goes here ->

<- Your text goes here ->

Copyright modifier

{{Template:excerpt|
<- Your text goes here ->
|copyright=true
}}

Result

<- Your text goes here ->

This work is copyrighted. The individual who uploaded this work asserts that this qualifies as fair use of the material under United States copyright law.

Width modifier

{{Template:excerpt|
<- Your text goes here ->
|width=250px
}}

Result

<- Your text goes here ->

background and color modifiers

{{Template:excerpt|
<- Your text goes here ->
|background=black
|color=yellow
}}

Result

<- Your text goes here ->

font-family modifier

{{Template:excerpt|
<- Your text goes here ->
|font-family=courier new, courier, monospace
}}

Result

<- Your text goes here ->

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